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History Tour: Dancing for Eels

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

6:30 p.m.

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A walking (and boating) history of New York’s 19th century Port Culture. From the busking of black slaves to intercultural mix-ups, to Fred Astaire's uptown tap dancing, New York's intermingled street life has had a formative influence on American high and low culture.

Guides: John Kuo Wei Tchen & Cynthia Copeland, Historians.

This tour will start in Brooklyn Bridge Park and take the East River Ferry leaving guests on the Manhattan side.

This tour requires that you RSVP here.

Location

Old Fulton Street and Furman Street
Brooklyn
Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Event Organizer

Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy

Categories

Education, History, Tours

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ParkBrooklyn Bridge Park

Squibb Park Bridge is currently closed and is expected to reopen in spring 2015.

Brooklyn Bridge Park Weather

  • Tue
    Snow
    28°F
  • Wed
    Blowing Snow
    30°F
  • Thu
    Chance Light Snow
    30°F
  • Fri
    Chance Flurries
    35°F

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